Ken Olson Is Guest Speaker At Spine Conference

Ken Olson, physical therapist and co-owner of Northern Rehab, recently participated as an invited speaker at the Interprofessional Collaborative Spine Conference in Pittsburgh, PA on the topic of safety and education of spinal manipulation. This was the first combined conference between the Physical Therapy, Chiropractic, and Osteopathy professions, and Dr. Olson was one of 3 physical therapists invited to present … Read More

Donations To Help Fight Hunger

Part of Northern Rehab’s mission is to give back to our community! Our Director of Community Relations, Deb Loitz, recently delivered three small donations to organizations that help feed the hungry in our community! Deb and Physical Therapist Ken Olson stopped by to see WLBK Radio Dekalb Illinois FM 98.9 AM 1360‘s TD Ryan at their Freezing For Food event with … Read More

Referrals No Longer Required for Physical Therapy!

Until recently, in order to see a physical therapist, a prescription for treatment was required. Illinois was one of the few states that still had this requirement, however, that Illinois law changed on August 16 when Governor Rauner signed the Direct Access Bill 4643 into law. This means Illinois residents can feel better now without waiting for a referral from … Read More

Ken Presents at Inaugural Middle East Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Conference

Ken Olson, Physical Therapist and President of Northern Rehab, recently traveled to Cairo, Egypt to present his approach for treating patients with neck and back pain as a keynote speaker for the First Middle East Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Congress.  He also led a workshop on cervical manipulation as a post-conference course speaker where he instructed key elements included in his … Read More

Walk & Roll for Mobility 2017 Raises $1200!

The fourth annual Walk & Roll for Mobility held in September 2017 was another great success! Two independent physical therapy clinics, Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists and Creative Therapeutics, teamed together to kick off National Physical Therapy Month and hosted a 1.5 mile walk along the DeKalb Nature Trail to encourage our community to be active while supporting the Voluntary … Read More

Kenneth A. Olson

Dr. Ken Olson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Northern Illinois University in 1988, a Master of Science in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine in 1994, and a Doctorate of Health Science degree from the University of St. Augustine in 2003. He is also a graduate of the University of St. Augustine’s Manual … Read More